EY Zipris has worked at the Museum of the City of New York for the past seven years and is currently the Manager of Program and Professional Development in the institution’s Frederick A.O. Schwarz Children’s Center. She is responsible for developing school programs based on the Museum’s collections and exhibitions, coordinating and leading professional developments for teacher, creating exhibition based material for classroom use, and oversees a staff of full and part time educators. EY has an EdM in Art Education and Museum Studies from Teachers College and an MA in Museum Anthropology from Columbia University. She received her BA in English Literature from Yeshiva University.
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